BOOK REVIEW – The Guide to Greening Cities

Authors: Sadhu Aufochs Johnston, Steven S. Nicholas and Julia Parzen (Island Press, 2013) More and more books are focusing on how to... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa’s Summer Houses

Image: Summer House Location: Parliament Hill, Ottawa Date of photo: Pre 1900 (exact date unknown) Photographer/Source: Samuel J... Read More

Book Review – Bing Thom Works

“As the author himself states, this is not the typical architect’s monograph. For the book, Bing Thom has selected a... Read More

Montage du jour : le canal de la rue May

Vers 1920-2014.  Une vue de la rue Wellington près de la rue May.  Source : Archives de la Ville de Montréal / Guillaume St-Jean La... Read More

Spacing Ottawa Tour: Beaver Barracks Community Housing

On Saturday June 21, 2014, a group of 20 Spacing Ottawa readers met to tour the sustainable and socially innovative Beaver Barracks... Read More

Images of the Moment: Aga Khan Foundation Building

Images: The Aga KhanFoundation building, taken during Doors Open Ottawa 2014 Location: 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Canada Date of... Read More

Doors Open Ottawa 2014

On June 7th and 8th The City of Ottawa celebrated its 13th annual Doors Open Ottawa event, a festival that allows residents and... Read More

The view from a condo — a resident of the new Fort York neighbourhood sees much potential as the area matures

EDITOR: We’re pleased to publish a guest essay by Kanishk Bhatia, a Toronto resident who recently returned to the city after... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus

Image: Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus Location: 1053 Carling Avenue Date of photo: Unknown Photographer/Source: Library and Archives... Read More

A City of Design

Author’s note: I am mixed on the proposed redesign of the Stanley Milner. I believe that there are improvements demonstrated in... Read More